Kathmandu, June 2

Bipana Pariyar of Western Region set another national record in long jump at the eighth National President Running Shield here at the Dashrath Stadium today.

Pariyar made the jump of 5.09m to break the previous record of Krishna Chaudhary, who had set the marks of 4.77m four years ago. Earlier, Pariyar had broken the record of Keshari Chaudhary with the jump of 10.52m in triple jump. Pariyar, who started training in athletics from the age of 11, was happy to break two junior level records. “I have good height which helped me to get the fate,” she added. Her coach Manohar Dahal said it was a proud moment for him. “We had trained her for past four months through which she was able to break two national records in two days,” he said.

Pramila Chaudhary of Mid-western finished second position with the jump of 4.92m. Chaudhary also broke the record of Krishna Chaudhary. In boys’ section, Bhuwan Mahato clinched gold with the jump of 6.13m. In boys’ 100m, Bikash Kumar Shah of Western finished first with the timing of 11.28 seconds, while in girls’ category, Lujala Amatya of Central claimed gold with the timing of 13.08 seconds.

In girls’ 400m, Rupa Tharu of Mid-western finished first in one minute and 05.56 seconds, while in boys’ section; Chandreshwor Patel clinched gold after completing the distance  in one minute, 52.4 seconds. In girls’ 3000m, Dipa Basnet of Eastern won gold with the timing of 11 minutes and 42 seconds, while Ajit Kumar Yadhav won gold as he completed the distance in nine minutes and 42.6 seconds in boys’ section. In girls’ 4x100m relay, Western clinched gold, while in boys’ section, Central claimed gold.

In boys’ javelin throw, Birendra Chaudhary claimed gold with the distance of 46m, while in girls’ category; Dhan Sobha Rawat was first with the throw of 24.40m. In girls’ karate, Nandu Rai of Eastern claimed gold in 40kg category defeating Urmila BK of Far-western. In 45kg, Karuna Shrestha of Central beat Divya Chand of Mid-western for the gold, while Vidhya Kala Rai of Eastern took gold defeating Ritu Bhattarai of Central in 50kg. In boys’ section, Subin Khatri of Central claimed gold with victory over Roshan Gurung of Eastern in 47kg. Anish Lama of Central defeated fellow regional player Prabin Lama for the gold in 52kg.

In taekwondo, Central lifted the team championship with two gold, three silver and a bronze medals. Far-western finished in second with two gold and as many silver medals, while Eastern came third with a gold, three silver and three bronze medals. Western won a gold in the contest.

In boy’s football, Far-western advanced to the final with a 3-1 victory over Mid-western. Nikhil Awasti scored a hat-trick for the winning team, while Far-western player scored an own goal. Now in the final, Far-western will take on Western. In girl’s section, Mid-western and Central will compete for the title. Earlier, Mid-western edged past Far-western 1-0, while Central beat Eastern 1-0.

In girls’ wushu, Rashu Tamang of Central claimed gold with 7.70 points in Nan Quan, while Eliza Marik of Eastern and Saru Lama of Central claimed silver and bronze respectively. In boys’ Tai Chi Quan, Manish Budhathoki of Central won gold with 6.95 points, while Bibek Shakya of Central and Khagendra Budha of Far-western took silver and bronze medals respectively. In girl’s section of the same event, Samjhana Chaudhary of Far-western won gold with 7.30 points ahead of Swati Dahati of Far-western and Dipika Rai of Central.

In boys’ cricket, Central and Mid-western advanced to the final. Central, despite losing their second match, advanced to the final in better net run rate, while Mid-western also advanced to the final in better net run rate after winning a match and losing one. In the first match of the day played at the TU Cricket grounds, Far-western defeated Central by seven runs. In their first match, Central had registered a nine-run victory over Far-western. In the second match of the day, Mid-western defeated Western by six wickets to book their place in the final.